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A Study in Crimson. Sherlock Holmes 1942.


A Study in Crimson. Sherlock Holmes 1942

By Robert J. Harris

Published by Polygon, 2020.

Sherlock Holmes Returns! The world’s greatest detective is pitted against a new incarnation of that most notorious killer, Jack the Ripper. This is a thrilling tribute to the classic film series starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, updating Sherlock Holmes to the 1940’s.

Londo, 1942. Someone going by the name of “Crimson Jack” is stalking the streets of London, slaughtering women on the exact dates of the infamous Ripper murders of 1888.

In desperation Scotland Yard turn to Sherlock Holmes. Surely he is the one man who can sift fact from legend and track down this ruthless killer before he completes his tally of death.